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Clemson Women To Start ACC Tournament Play On Saturday

Clemson Women To Start ACC Tournament Play On Saturday

March 2, 2001

GREENSBORO, NC – The Clemson women’s basketball team will start play in the 24th Annual Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Greensboro Coliseum Saturday afternoon at 4:30 p.m.

The second-seeded Lady Tigers will play the winner of the seventh-seeded North Carolina and eight-seeded Georgia Tech game. North Carolina and Georgia Tech will play Friday night at 6:00 p.m.

Clemson has a 19-8 record overall, and the Lady Tigers are ranked 19th by the USA Today poll and 25th by the Associated Press.

The Lady Tigers are led in scoring by sophomore Chrissy Floyd with a 17.3 ppg. average. Erin Batth is the team’s second leading scorer with a 12.7 ppg. average. Bath leads the team in rebounding with a 8.7 rpg. mark.

Clemson is looking for its 20th win of the season. Head Coach Jim Davis is in his 14th season at Clemson. The Lady Tigers have won at least 19 games in each of his 14 seasons. In those 14 years, he has coached Clemson to 20 or more victories in a single season a total of 10 times.

Clemson Probable Starters G-Krystal Scott, 5-8, JR, 9.7 ppg., 2.3 rpg. G-Chrissy Floyd, 5-9, SO, 17.3 ppg., 3.6 rpg. C-Erin Batth, 6-4, SR, 12.7 ppg., 8.7 rpg. F-Nuria Forns, 6-1, SR, 7.9 ppg., 5.0 rpg. F-Marci Glenney, 5-11, JR, 9.8 ppg., 3.8 rpg.

Georgia Tech Probable Starters (14-13 overall) G-Milli Martinez, 5-8, SO, 12.8 ppg. , 6.9 rpg. G-Alex Stewart, 5-5, SO, 8.0 ppg., 4.1 rpg. C-Sonja Mallory, 6-4, SO, 10.5 ppg., 6.8 rpg. F-Fallon Stokes, 5-10, FR, 4.0 ppg., 3.3 rpg. F-Jaime Kruppa, 6-1, SR, 12.0 ppg., 7.4 rpg.

North Carolina Probable Starters (14-13 Overall) G-Coretta Brown, 5-8, SO, 16.3 ppg., 4.7 rpg. G-Cherie Lea, 5-9, SO, 2.4 ppg., 2.1 rpg. C-Candace Sutton, 6-6, FR, 9.7 ppg., 5.6 rpg. F-Leah Sharp, 5-11, SR, 6.1 ppg., 2.7 rpg. F-LaQuanda Barksdale, 5-11, SR, 18.9 ppg., 11.6 rpg.